Basic Info

Academic Expectations

  • All participants will:
    • Enroll in a three credit First-Year Experience (FYE) with other members of the floor which will include an Introduction to an Honors University Seminar (IHU)
    • Receive advising from DS LLC faculty and staff as well as staff from the Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising
    • Engage in major and career exploration, service, academic, and research opportunities
    • Create a collaborative learning environment on the floor

Additional Expectations

  • All participants will:
    • Engage in creating a strong sense of community and connection to both the LLC and the UMBC campus
    • Connect with peer mentors (former DS LLC participants) on the floor
    • Participate in social and cultural co-curricular opportunities

Summer Orientation

  • All participants are encouraged to attend Summer orientation as soon as possible.
DS LLC Annual Events
Date Event Description
Late August Welcome Dinner Kick Off Dinner for all DS LLC Participants
Fall Semester Fall Courses DS LLC participants take an FYS with an IHU for the duration of the fall semester
September/November One on Ones Meet one on one with DS LLC Advisors
Mid December Study Day Event DS LLC Tradition: Stress Free Study Day Event
February/March/April Spring Workshop Series DS LLC Spring Monthly Lunch Workshops
February/April One on Ones Meet one on one with DS LLC Advisors
Mid May Study Day Event DS LLC Tradition: Stress Free Study Day Event